Sweet & Tangy Chicken Lettuce Cups – Recipe

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Sweet & Tangy Chicken in lettuce cups

Use: Appetizer * Servings: for 4

Equipment:

Large Wok or medium sauté pan

Tongs, wood paddle, chef knife

Ingredients:

3 T oil (peanut or Sunflower is preferred)

6 boneless chicken thighs

1/4 cup flour placed in soup bowl or mixing bowl

1 T chopped Ginger

2 T Honey

1 T Hoisin

1 T Ketchup

1/2 Lime- juice only

1 T light soy sauce

1 T Marie Sharp’s mild hot sauce

1/4 cup water

Side Condiments:

1/4 cup sliced scallions- place in finger bowl

1/4 cup lightly chopped cilantro- placed in finger bowl

1/4 cup choice of diced pineapple, red pepper, onion, etc as condiments

20 lettuce cups (butter or bib lettuce, or swiss chard leaves) – place on dinner plate

Method:

  1. Put wok on medium fire
  2. Add oil
  3. Dust chicken thighs in flour
  4. Place chicken in wok and cook to golden brown on one side
  5. flip chicken and cook to brown color on the other side
  6. Turn down heat to low and add ginger and stir with wood paddle, then add honey, Hoisin, ketchup, lime juice, soy sauce, and hot sauce. And continue to stir for maybe a minute
  7. add water and stir.
  8. As soon as chicken is fully cooked, use tongs to remove chicken and place on a cutting board – let the chicken rest for 5 minutes
  9. Using chef knife, slice chicken and place in a bowl

You can figure out the rest- enjoy!Image

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